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    • Object type: BOW BROOCH

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Record ID: SF-63CD64
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
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A copper alloy brooch fragment, Aesica variant - Hattatt's crescent type. Only the upper half survives and the spring and pin are missing. The spring was held by a small rear hook, now missing, with possible solder resulting in a small patch of corrosion in the middle of the back of the wings. The upper bow is arched, and the back plate is flat and expands to a fan-tail leg. At a point mid-brooch there is a narrow, circular-section shaft joining the bow to the back plate. The bow front has a raised central rib with wavy line decoration, grooves on either side and a probable further t…
Created on: Tuesday 9th September 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Palgrave', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-1772C0
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
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A copper alloy incomplete Roman bow brooch, Colchester derivative with double pierced lug type. It consists of an incomplete bow with a fragment of catchplate and incomplete wing cases which are flat, and the lug is broken off. The bow is flat-backed and triangular in section.It has been damaged and is bent in half. There is moulding of two curved lines on either side of the bow head adjacent to the wings. The brooch measures 29.31mm in surviving (and bent) length and 9.53mm in width, and weighs 3.44g. It dates to the mid to later part of the first century AD.
Created on: Tuesday 12th August 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Palgrave', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-1728A7
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
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A copper alloy incomplete Roman bow brooch, Colchester derivative type. It consists of the bow with incomplete catchplate and wing cases only, and is very worn. The wing cases are short and flat and incomplete and the rear-facing hook is missing. The bow is flat-backed and has a sunken longitudinal central panel of moulded decoration, and tapers to a point. The brooch measures 34.68mm in length and 8.07mm in width, and weighs 2.7g. It dates to the mid to later part of the first century AD.
Created on: Tuesday 12th August 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Palgrave', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-16FC21
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
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A copper alloy incomplete Roman bow brooch, Colchester type. It consists of the bow with incomplete catchplate, wing cases and incomplete spring coil, with pin missing. The wing cases are short and flat, and part of the chord is held by the rear-facing hook. Two coils of the chord are still in situ. The bow is rounded and tapers to a point. The brooch measures 43.32mm in length and 13.53mm in width, and weighs 4.39g. It dates to the early to mid part of the first century AD.
Created on: Tuesday 12th August 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Palgrave', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-16A650
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
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A copper alloy incomplete Roman bow brooch, a Colchester derivative type. It is very worn and consists of the upper bow and incomplete wing cases only. The wing cases are semi-cylindrical, and have traces of transverse moulding, and the rear-facing hook is broken off. The bow is incomplete and there is no catchplate. It is square-sectioned, and tapering, with moulding on all four surfaces, including a central rib and side ribs, and two deep grooves on the underside. The brooch measures 38.65mm in surviving length and 17.24mm in width, and weighs 15.12g. It dates from the mid to later p…
Created on: Tuesday 12th August 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Palgrave', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-166758
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
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A copper alloy incomplete Roman bow brooch, a Colchester derivative Polden Hills type. It is very worn and consists of the upper bow and wing cases only. The wing cases are cylindrical, and no decoration can be seen because or wear and corrosion, and the rear-facing hook is broken off. The bow is D-shaped and incomplete. The fragment measures 21.5mm in surviving length and 22.69mm in width, and weighs 5.71g. It dates from the mid to end of the first century AD.
Created on: Tuesday 12th August 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Palgrave', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-164111
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
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A copper alloy incomplete Roman bow brooch, a Colchester derivative type. It is very worn and consists of the bow and wing cases, and an incomplete catchplate only. The wing cases are semi-circular with tyransverse moulding, and the rear-facing hook is broken off. The bow is D-shaped, faceted with a central rib flanked by grooves and with possible further moulding. There are traces also of white metal coating The fragment measures 31.83mm in surviving length and 18.45mm in width, and weighs 4.59g. It dates to the mid to later first century AD.
Created on: Tuesday 12th August 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Palgrave', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-15E7F1
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy incomplete Roman bow brooch, a Colchester derivative type. It is very worn and consists of an incomplete bow and part of one wing case only. The wing case is semi-circular, and the rear-facing hook is broken off. The bow is D-shaped, faceted and with traces of a central panel of moulding. The fragment measures 23.65mm in survivng length and 16.41mm in width, and weighs 6.32g. It dates to the mid to later first century AD.
Created on: Tuesday 12th August 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Palgrave', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-06B530
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper alloy bow brooch, a Colchester derivative type with rearward facing hook missing. It also lacks the pin, coil and catchplate. The wings are short and semi-cylindrical, and no decoration can be determined because the metal is worn. The bow has a flat back and rounded profile. Moulded decoration extends from the head down the length of the bow. The bow narrows toward its foot, and is incomplete due to old breaks which have also removed the catchplate. The brooch measures 30.41mm in length and 21.11mm in width. It weighs 6.12g. A parallel for this brooch can be seen fr…
Created on: Monday 11th August 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Palgrave', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-062814
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper alloy bow brooch, a rearward facing hook type, with the hook missing. It also lacks the pin. The wings are short and semi-cylindrical, and have bands of moulded decoration on either side of the bow head. There are traces of solder inside the wing case on both sides. The bow head is rectangular in section and has traces of a central rib and flanking ribs, but is in poor condition. On either side of the bow head is further moulding in the form of a band of crescents. The bow narrows toward its foot, and the position of the catchplate is indicated by three projections show…
Created on: Monday 11th August 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Palgrave', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-05A1A3
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper alloy bow brooch, Colchester derivative hinged type. It is complete except for the pin. The wings form a complete cylindrical case, and have bands of moulded decoration on either side of the bow head. They terminate with rounded knop ends. The bow has a flattish back and rounded profile, which narrows and flattens toward its foot. There is a band of moulding forming a ladder pattern down the upper part of the bow. The catchplate is approximately triangular in shape, though incomplete, and unpierced. The brooch measures 52.14mm in length and 28.92mm in width. It weighs …
Created on: Monday 11th August 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Palgrave', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-057F82
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy incomplete Roman bow brooch, Colchester derivative type. It consists of the upper bow, part of the spring case and three turns of the coil. The bow is flat-backed, with moulded longitudinal decoration of five ribs separated by grooves. The wing case is semi-cylindrical, and the foot of the bow is missing. The surviving length of the brooch is 20.88, and width across the wings is 17.38mm. The brooch fragment weighs 3.72g. A similar brooch from Hatcheston, dating to the mid first century AD is illustrated in Blagg 2004, no.76.
Created on: Monday 11th August 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Palgrave', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-1F92B8
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
a copper alloy Roman bow brooch. It is probably a Hod Hill type with a straight bow. The upper, rolled-over terminal is incomplete, and the pin is missing. The bow is a narrow triangular shape, tapering toward a point at its foot behind which is the catchplate. The bow has a shallow central longitudinal rib, and the surfaces are corroded. The leg is straight in profile. The brooch measures 39.76mm in length and is 10.2mm wide at the upper terminal. It weighs 2.24g. Hod Hill brooches are likely to date to the first century AD. This example bears some resemblence to one from Cambridge, …
Created on: Friday 25th April 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brockley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-21C384
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
a copper alloy Roman bow brooch, Knee type. It is complete except for the pin which is broken and the catchplate which is missing. The brooch has a semi-circular head plate with enclosed ends to hold the axis bar with a spring of four coils. There is a narrow crescent -shaped field which could have taken an enamel infill, at the top of the head. The bow is D-shaped, and the foot out-turned, with the vertical flange of the catchplate extending for 6.3mm from the foot base. The brooch measures 28.02mm in length and is 9.92mm in width. It weighs 2.39g. The shape of this brooch most clos…
Created on: Tuesday 1st April 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hintlesham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-0D3C73
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
a copper alloy Roman bow brooch fragment, Colchester derivative type. The wings are incomplete, and there is a coil of six springs. A double pierced lug holds the axis bar and spring chord. The pin and catchplate are missing. The bow is D-shaped with a groove down the centre. The foot of the bow is missing. The brooch measures 21.2mm in existing length and is 20.3mm in width across the wings. It weighs 3.98g.It is likely to date to the second half of the 1st century AD.
Created on: Monday 31st March 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bacton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-BC38F3
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
a Roman copper alloy bow brooch, Langton Down type. It has a semi-cylindrical incomplete spring case with spring of eight coils. The pin and catchplate are missing. The bow is flat and tapers to a rounded tip c.1.5mm wide. The brooch is 12.75mm in width across the spring case, 30.83mm in length and weighs 3.36g. The surfaces are worn, but traces of reeding down the bow can be determined. A similar brooch is illustrated in Hattatt, fig.165, no.273
Created on: Thursday 27th March 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kedington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-AB9753
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
a copper alloy Roman bow brooch. A Colchester derivative type, with semi-cylindrical wings, coil and spring missing. There is moulded decoration on the wings, two grooves and ridges on each, and the narrow bow has a central rib. there are traces of white metal coating particularly across the wings. The catchplate and foot are incomplete. The brooch measures 29.84mm in length and 20.67mm in width. It weighs 3.91g. Examples of similar brooches from Hatcheston are illustrated in Blagg 2004, fig.64, no.116, and are date to the mid to late first century.
Created on: Friday 14th March 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brandon', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-AA7D16
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
a copper alloy incomplete Roman bow brooch. The spring case is semi-clindrical, with the ends folded in to enclose part of the spring of six coils . The pin is missing. The bow is flat, 11.05mm wide with a single central broad rib 5.7mm wide. It is attached to the centre of a rosette plate with moulded decoration consisting of an inner band of radiating lines, and then of concentric rings and grooves. The rosette is a flat disc with incomplete edges, and the top of the disc is a straight edge, not joined to the spring case. The foot of the brooch is missing, and the start of the catchp…
Created on: Friday 14th March 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brandon', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-C64AB7
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
a copper alloy Roman bow brooch fragment. It is the head and upper bow of a headstud brooch. It has short deep wings with mouldings forming three steps from the wing-tips to the bow. The chain-loop is broken off, there is a semi-circular axis bar casing behind each wing, and the pin is missing. The bow is D-shaped, with a headstud above a central panel of lozenge decoration bordered by triangles which could have held enamel. The bow is incomplete, caused by old breaks, and measures 23.3mm in surviving length, and 8.32mm in width. The brooch measures 18.79mm in width across the wings, a…
Created on: Friday 8th February 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hemingstone', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-74A033
Object type: BOW BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
a copper alloy Roman bow brooch fragment. It is the foot of the bow only, with a triangular catchplate. The bow is flat-backed, with a narrow raised longitudinal rib, flattened and covered with incised rocker decoration. It measures 26.79mm in length and its maximum width is 8.85mm across the catchplate. It weighs 2.32g. This is most probably the base of a Colchester derivative brooch dating to the late first to early second centuries AD. An example with similar decoration from Hatcheston is illustrated in Blagg et al 2004, no.82.
Created on: Monday 4th February 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Icklingham', grid reference and parish protected.


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